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Top five Fenway Park quotes

Fenway Park has inspired thoughtful words from many over its 100 years. Here are a few of the most memorable:

“I love Fenway. I love it in spite of the things about it that I hate.”

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-- Stephen King, Author

“When we lose Fenway, we lose the sense that somebody sat here and watched Ted Williams hit.”

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-- Bob Costas, Broadcaster

“When they want someone to push the button, I want to be the guy to blow this place up.”

-- David Wells, Yankees pitcher, who later pitched for the Red Sox

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“As commissioner, you’re supposed to be objective. It wasn’t much of a secret, though, that I loved Fenway Park, especially how it made you a participant.”

-- Bowie Kuhn, MLB commissioner

“Do they leave it up there during games?”

-- Bill Lee, Red Sox pitcher, upon seeing the Green Monster for the first time

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